Marke Keston Parish Church

Church Road, Keston, BR2 6HT.KPC




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This Month's Services and Activities: 

MARCH 2020     

Sun         1st March       10 am               Family Holy
Tue          3rd Mar           9.30 am            Prayer Walk
Thu          5th Mar           7.30 pm            St. Mark’s Lent Group + Bishop
Fri           6th Mar           2.30 pm            Choir Practice
Sun         8th Mar           10am                Holy Communion
Mon         9th Mar           2 pm                 Book Club
Wed        11th Mar          10.30 am           Holy Communion
Thu          12th Mar          7.30 pm            St. Mark’s Lent Group
Fri           13th Mar          2.30 pm            Choir Practice
Sat          14th Mar          9.30 am            Slavery Walk to Downe
Sun         15th Mar         10 am               Holy Communion  With H&W
Mon         16th Mar          7.30 pm            Meditation @ Rectory
Tue          17th Mar          7.30 pm            PCC    
Wed        18th Mar          7.30 pm            Men’s Social @ Greyhound
Thu          19th Mar          7.30 pm            St. Mark’s Lent Group
Fri           20th Mar          2.30 pm            Choir Practice
Sun         22nd Mar        10 am               Mothering Sunday   Holy Communion
Tue          24th Mar          7.30 pm            Home Group @ Rectory
Thu          26th Mar          7.30 pm            St. Mark’s Lent Group
Fri           27th Mar          2.30 pm            1st Sunday Singers & Choir Practice
Sun         29th Mar         10 am               Holy Communion
Tue          31st Mar          7.30 pm            Church Social @ King’s Head
Fri           3rd Apr           2.30 pm            Choir Practice


LENT IS HERE!!  St. Mark’s Church, Biggin Hill are running a Lent Course every Thursday evening @ 7.30 pm, and we are invited to join them, they are following the books ‘Care for God’s Creation’ and ‘Say Yes to Life’.  Bishop James will be attending the session on Thursday 5th March at St. Mark’s.  Our next reading group is on Monday 9th March when we will also be reflecting on the books connected to the course.

PRAYER WALKS – Every 1st Tuesday of the month, Tuesday 3rd Mar & 7th Apr Please come along with or without a dog, and we all have a good chatter, and then stop, reflect and pray at several intervals along the way, we start at 9.30 am on Commonside near the old Rectory. We then end up at Greyhound at 11 ish where we have a ‘cuppa’, and/or one of the lovely breakfast options. Please join us for this lovely social time – you don’t have to walk first – just let Carol or Tricia know if you would like to be there for food, so we have an idea of numbers.  Thank you!

BOOK READING FELLOWSHIP – Our next Book Reading Fellowship Group is on Monday 9th March @ 2 pm at Sally Churchus home @ 103 Gravel Road, Bromley Common.  We will be discussing the LENT book some have been reading, together with other books, have a good chat, then have tea and cake. Don’t worry if you have not read any books, you may be inspired to after hearing others’ experiences!   All are welcome!

BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLIES PROJECT – Tuesday 10th March @ 10.30 am – visit to Keston Church by the London Wildlife Trust on how to encourage butterflies in our graveyards, all very welcome!
HEALING & WHOLENESS (H&W) - Every 3rd Sunday on 15th Mar & 19th April, we offer healing and wholeness prayers, [and a blessing with oil], for all who may like the benefit of a special prayer, just after Communion.
MODERN DAY SLAVERY WALK – Saturday 14th March @ 9.30 am with short service with Bishop Simon Burton Jones, and then a walk to the Wilberforce Oak, and then on to Downe Village Hall.  Please bring a packed lunch or enjoy soup and rolls provided by Downe WI.  You can return to Keston Church by bus.

MEDITATION GROUP – Every 3rd Monday -  (16th Mar & 20th April).  We begin at 7.30 pm at the Rectory (during Winter months Nov – April).  All are very welcome, to take time out from our busy lives. 

MEN’S PUB SOCIAL – These happen every 3rd Wednesday of the month – and the next one is on 18th Mar & 15th April at the Greyhound Pub @ 7.30 pm.

CHURCH SOCIAL – AT THE CROWN, LEAVES GREEN, PUB on Tuesday 31st March @ 7.30 pm.  All are very welcome, come for your supper, or just a drink!  Then Wednesday 13th May @ King’s Head, Leaves Green.

MESSY CHURCH – Our next get together is on Tuesday 7th April.  Come along for lots of fun and crafts, followed by a short act of worship in church, then finishing with a High Tea.  Free admission, but donations towards costs much appreciated. Following dates are Tuesday 11th August, and Tuesday 6th October.
LENT LUNCH AT ST. GEORGE’S, BECKENHAM CHURCH HALL, Albemarle Road, BR3 5HZ  on Tuesday 7th April at 12.30 pm.  All welcome, bring and share, savoury or sweet.  Cheese, French bread, tea and coffee provided.  Public Car park opposite.  Donations in aid of Welcare in Bromley.  Please let Gillian Scales know if you hope to be there Tel: 020 8663 3173 or email:
MAUNDY SUPPER AND SERVICE – THURSDAY 9TH APRIL – We will be having our usual bring and share Mediterranean meal starting at 6.45 pm, followed by our Holy Communion Service at 8 pm.


Our next Messy Church is on Tuesday 7th April 2020 from 3.30 until 6pm.  We begin the session with crafts, and games, then we go into Church for a short Christian talk with music, praise and prayers, then return to the hall for a High Tea.  Everyone is most welcome!

  Further details of events can be found on the Pew Sheet.


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